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Bringing it home – ‘One Mile’ model helps focus mission

For years, members of First United Methodist Church of Grapevine, Texas, tried to organize a Wednesday night supper—with little success. People were too busy. Volunteers were hard to find. They tried having the meal catered. Nothing worked. Then, in 2009, the church launched “One Mile Mission,” encouraging every group in the church to find some […]

Book Review: Much to savor, and debate about, in American Bible

By David N. Mosser, Special Contributor… The American Bible: How Our Words Unite, Divide, and Define a Nation Stephen Prothero HarperOne, 2012 544 pages, hardcover May we quickly disabuse ourselves of two notions pertaining to the title of Stephen Prothero’s new book The American Bible? First, some readers may be irked because they’ll assume that […]